The measurement of wound infection after breast surgery.

  title={The measurement of wound infection after breast surgery.},
  author={John Kelseyy Doug Whitingz David Wagnerx Chris Hall and Jane L Hall},
  journal={The breast journal},
  volume={10 5},
Infection in breast wounds often occurs in the form of cellulitis, but the conventional criteria for wound infection are the presence of either pus or a serous discharge containing pathogens. Wound scoring systems may offer a more quantitative and clinically relevant approach when evaluating the morbidity caused by infection in wounds. The aim of this study was to develop a wound scoring system for patients undergoing breast surgery. The components of previously described wound scoring systems… CONTINUE READING